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Most wanted pharmacy burglar pinched in North Wildwood

Authorities from Philadelphia and North Wildwood have captured a fugitive who was wanted for the burglary of a Northeast pharmacy in May and is considered a “person of interest” in numerous ATM break-ins across the city.


Feds nab alleged Mayfair loan sharks

Federal racketeering charges were filed last week against nine alleged bookmakers and loan sharks who conducted their nefarious and sometimes violent business inside several Mayfair shops, authorities said.


Mayfair Town Watch needs new members

Mayfair Town Watch is seeking new members, who will be trained by the city’s Town Watch Integrated Services. For more information, call 215-435-2506, visit mayfairtownwatch.org, check out the Mayfair Town Watch page on Facebook or email mayfairtownwatch@gmail.com ••


One fatality in violent crash on I-95

A violent high-speed crash on Interstate 95 killed one Philadelphia woman and injured four others on Friday morning.


Police seek suspect in ATM robberies

An alleged burglar who has appeared on Northeast Detectives’ last two monthly Most Wanted lists has been linked to nine additional break-ins at bank ATMs throughout the city this summer.


Elderly man crashes into shopping center

A Pennsylvania Department of Revenue office in the Northeast received an unexpected visitor on Friday afternoon as a Mercedes-Benz sedan crashed through the stripmall storefront.


Police seek info in ‘vicious’ Somerton slaying

A Northeast teen suffered what the city’s top homicide investigator has called a “very, very brutal and very, very personal” shooting death at a Somerton construction site early Monday.


Parents will be tried in infant’s death

Herbert and Catherine Schaible will go to trial in the death of their infant son; a judge last week rejected their bid to have the most serious charges dismissed.


Oxford Circle man arrested for murder

Philadelphia police on Friday announced the arrest of an Oxford Circle man in the shooting deaths of two people inside a Northeast home on Aug. 6.


Two wounded in playground shooting

Two men were critically wounded in a shooting at Lower Mayfair Playground on Friday night.